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Adding SQL server

Steps to create a SQL Server Audit Object manually

Carry out the following steps to create a SQL Server Audit Object manually:

  1. Navigate to Object Explorer in the MSSQL Server Management Studio.
  2. In the Object Explorer, expand the Security node.
  3. Right-click the Audits folder and select the New Audit option. It will open a Create New Audit page.
  4. Define the Audit Name field with a suitable name for the Audit Object.
  5. Choose the Application log type in the Audit Destination field.
  6. Accept the other default settings and save the new audit specifications.

Steps to add a SQL Server

To configure and monitor the logs of SQL Servers, follow the procedure below.

  • Navigate to Settings -> Configuration Settings -> Log source configuration -> Applications.
  • From the right panel, click on the General Applications tab to view the list of applications being monitored.
  • To add a new application, click on Add General Applications.
  • Choose the Application Type as SQL Server.
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  • Expand the list by clicking the "+" icon to add a new device.
  • Choose from the drop-down menu to add Configured devices, Workgroup devices, domain devices, etc.
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  • To add new devices manually, click on Configure Manually and enter Log Source.
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  • If the device type is syslog, check the Add as Syslog device box. If the device type is Windows, enter Username > Password > Verify Credentials.
  • Click on Select and Add to add the log source.
  • Use the Select Agent dropdown to select the device that is the agent to which the logs will be forwarded.
  • The applications will now be added for monitoring.